The development of civilization has upset much of the earth’s ecosystem leading to air, land, and water pollution. The author defines pollution as the introduction of a foreign substance into an ecosystem via air, land or water. This book delves into issues that effect the everyday lives of people who come in contact with these hazards.
Table of Contents
Part I 1. History, Definitions and Terminology 2. Resources and Resouce Utilization
Part II Ecosystems 3. Land Systems 4. Water Systems 5. The Atmosphere Part III Chemical Waste and Waste Management 6. Chemical Waste 7. Chemical Waste Management and Biodegredation of Waste 8. Physical and Thermal Methods of Waste Management 9. Waste Recycling and Disposal 10. Sources and Effects of Gaseous Emissions 11. Control of Gaseous Emissions
Part IV Regulation and the Future 12. Environmental Regulations
Speight\, James G